Tuesday February 18, 2020

Employment law expert Patrick Walshe on the living wage

It’s not technically difficult to change employment law to pay workers a standard €11.50 per hour

20th March, 2016

All of the political parties and alliances had something to say about employment law in their manifestos in advance of the 2016 general election.

Numerous proposals were advanced, but one area that received almost universal attention was the issue of fair pay in Ireland. The question of living wage versus minimum wage came up repeatedly. It’s definitely a topic that has attracted a lot of attention in recent years.

For a long time, Irish...

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